Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author.
Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!
At 800-feet long, the Hindenburg was the largest airship ever built--just slightly smaller than the Titanic! Also of a disastrous end, the zeppelin burst into flame as spectators watched it attempt to land in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. In under a minute, the Hindenburg was gone, people jumping from windows to escape.
The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years.
Packed with action, intrigue, trickery, and love, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO NORSE MYTHOLOGY acquaints kids with the original North Germanic and Scandinavian folklore behind characters like Thor and Loki, plus other gods, goddesses, giants, dwarves, and more.
$14.99ISBN: 9781786037572Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 5th, 2019In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Vivienne Westwood, the flame-haired fashion designer and impresario.
When Vivienne was a young woman, she wasn't sure how a working class girl from England could make a living in the art world.$14.99ISBN: 9781786037480Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 1st, 2019New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Mary Shelley, the English novelist and creator of Frankenstein.
When Mary Shelley was a little girl, she used to write stories beneath the trees in her garden.$17.99ISBN: 9781481496575Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 16th, 2019
Join Catherine the Great on a fun-filled ride as she schemes to invent the roller coaster in this inventive, STEM-based nonfiction picture book!
Empress Catherine the Great, Queen of Russia loved her country, especially the snowy winters.$5.99ISBN: 9781524786069Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Workshop - September 18th, 2018
The Tower of London holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets!$9.99ISBN: 9781465420497Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: DK Children - June 16th, 2014
Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece. From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates — explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today.$18.95ISBN: 9781930900677Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Purple House Press - June 26th, 2013
Here is the beguiling true story of the first giraffe ever to live in Europe. The year was 1826, and the giraffe belonged to the pasha of Egypt, who decided to give her as a gift to the king of France.
The giraffe journeyed first by boat to Marseilles, then on foot through the towns and villages of France, all the way to Paris.